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A healthcare worker performs a nasal swab as he tests a woman for COVID-19 in Bamako, Mali. Annie Risemberg/AFP via Getty Images

Why a lot Depends on How a Diseases and Various Health Problems Are Presented 

Projections accompanied by information available on the internet shape to a great extent how a disease comes to be perceived such has been the case with the COVID-19 pandemic as well.

No Dignity in Death: Overburdened Crematoriums and Morgues a Challenge for Delhi’s COVID-19 Response

Delhi’s Nigambodh Ghat along with crematoriums in Punjabi Bagh and Panchkuian are seeing a steady climb in the number of bodies of COVID-19 patients. Amidst this load, can the dead be given dignity in death?
Kerala Pregnant Elephant death

The Communal Slugfest Around the Brutal Killing of a Pregnant Elephant in Kerala Must...

Turning the narrative around a pregnant elephant’s tragic death in Kerala into a political slugfest with communal undertones, is a reminder of our political degeneration. 

Coronavirus reminds you of death – and amplifies your core values, both bad and good

Hundreds of psychology experiments from the past 30 years have explored how people react to the thought of their own death.

A Statement by Scientists, the Curious Case of Nizamuddin Markaz: an Update on Covid-19...

From the Nizamuddin Markaz case to a statement by eminent scientists of the country, here is an update on the latest developments. 
Senior NCP leader DP Tripathi

NCP Veteran DP Tripathi Passes Away

Senior NCP leader DP Tripathi passes away after prolonged illness.

Caste Marginalisation: Death in Septic Tanks

NCSK data shows that from January-June, fifty people have died cleaning sewers while there are 740,078 homes that continue to employ manual scavengers.
Thich Nhat Hanh

Thich Nhat Hanh and His Art of Dying

In this spiritually nuanced article the author engages with the Buddhist monk Thich Nhat Hanh, and reflects on the art of dying.

When Alcohol Turns Killer

The consumption of spurious liquor has caused widespread death in recent times, and this has made it a matter of national concern. Social awareness combined with state action can help us combat this problem.

No Country For Miners: The Death of Miners in India’s ‘Banned’ Rat-Hole Mines

The mining sector is poorly regulated and hardly has any adherence to the safety standards to ensure that miners have safety of working conditions. The recent entrapment of fifteen miners in a rat-hole mine in Meghalaya and their subsequent deaths makes the discussion on India’s mining sector relevant.

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